Arrest Made In Machete Attack

Clayton Police have arrested and charged a 24-year Clayton man with assaulting another man in the head with a machete.

Officers were called to a home on Vogue Street in the Alta Mobile Home Park off Lombard Street around 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 3rd.

When police arrived they said they found a large group of people were gathered around a man who had his head wrapped in a shirt. Witnesses reportedly told police a man across the street had been arguing with the victim and grabbed a machete from his truck and struck the victim in the head with the dull, rusted machete. Others in the neighborhood jumped in and broke up the fight.

The 35 year-old victim had cuts on his face and head. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Irvin Corpus Solis was arrested on June 13th and charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injuries.